Established in Ghana in 2014, Together for Development strives to empower marginalised and disadvantaged populations, especially women and girls, children and youth, by employing a holistic approach to rights-based issues, poverty alleviation, healthcare, education and advocacy to address the multiple facets of poverty and to provide meaningful, comprehensive support to target populations.
Established in Cameroon in 1996, Rural Women Development Center (RUWDEC) seeks to promote and enhance economic growth through social organisation, project development, community health management, natural resource management, information technology, training and appropriate land use. Their commitment is rooted in their motivation to champion the course of women and youth within the communities they work with.
Established in 2006, Initiatives pour la Réconciliation Communautaire (Initiatives for Community Reconciliation, INIREC) works in Uvira and Fizi in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, to establish and maintain peaceful cohabitation between and within communities. The organisation focuses on peace, conflict transformation and community development.
Created in 2006 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, Les Femmes en Mission pour le Développement (FEMDEV) is a group of development agents made up of mostly women and youth who build the capacity of women, youth and girls and equip them towards their own development in their communities. Members are from various walks of life but share the same vision: to fight against poverty, diseases, unemployment, illiteracy, food insecurity and early marriages among vulnerable women and girls.
Empiris Emakat Women Group is a women-led grassroots organisation that was established in 2012 in Kenya. The organisation works to promote education and the overall wellbeing of the girl child through health educative messages that seek to enhance informed decision-making around FGM and early child marriages.
Amara Hub is a non-profit, youth-led community based organisation registered in Uganda. Established in 2015, Amara Hub’s mission is to nurture and empower bold communities of change by using community engagement and entrepreneurial thinking for the betterment of rural Uganda. Their interventions are multi-faceted and include digital and financial literacy, education, gender equality and reproductive health.
Community Care Foundation-Uganda (CCFU) is a youth-led community-based organisation founded in 2016 by a group of young people who volunteered their time to work towards social transformation. CCFU aims to bring about sustainable change by educating, engaging and empowering youth, and believes that young people are significant actors in development and can drive positive change at local, regional and national levels.